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CBS
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
cliff. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> teetering on the fiscal cliff is given wall street a case of vertigo. the markets plummeted early, but the dow regained most of its 150-point lost. >>> a former bay area city councilman is about to learn first hand how washington works or doesn't. he's a newly elected congressman and heading into the capitol hill quagmire. juliette goodrich talked to stallwell about his plan to fix our fiscal ills. >> let's face it. you're the freshman walking in. >> reporter: 31-year-old newly elected eric swalwell says if the 112th congress can't figure out the fiscal cliff, he's ready to bring some small town solutions to capitol hill. >> so you really think you can take the city of dublin politics to washington and it's gonna work? >> at the end of the day, it's about personal relationships, trust, working together for the people who elected you. >> reporter: swalwell was a dublin city councilman and said he had to work with republicans in other words to pass the city budget. he says it's the same kind of compromise strategy in washington. >> i'm
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm PST
a deal. what the fiscal cliff agreement means for everyone's paycheck. good evening. i'm brian hackney. >> and i'm elizabeth cook. the u.s. senate has reached a deal in the fiscal cliff negotiations. cnn is reporting they just voted to approve it. all the details of the deal and what it means for you and your finances. >> reporter: lawmakers postponed the automatic spending cuts that would have hit the pentagon and other federal agencies this week. they did strike a deal on taxes. three hours before the midnight deadline, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and vice president joe biden emerged with a compromise on taxes and agreed to wait on slashing spending. >> this was the mini cliff. the big cliff still lies in front of us. >> reporter: president obama had scolded congress for waiting so long. >> one thing we can count on with respect to this congress is that if there's even one second left before you have to do what you're supposed to do, they will use that last second. >> reporter: the bush-era tax cuts remain in place for individuals earning as much as $400,000 a year
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
evening with his family. >>> it may be christmas eve but the fiscal cliff is not far from the minds of lawmakers. the president and congress left washington on friday for the holidays with a promise to return later this week. there is only a week left to avoid tax hikes and spending cuts that will impact almost every american. tonight it appears democrat senate leader harry reid may take the lead in crafting a comp mice to prevent tax hikes on at least the middle class. the president was in hawaii for the funeral of senator daniel minoli. >>> one of the president's last acts before leaving washington caught some holiday travelers offguard today. grace lee on how an unexpected federal holiday scuttled some christmas vacations. >> i'm really upset. at this point, i don't know what can we do now? just wait. we've been here since 7:30 in the morning. my appointment was at 9. >> reporter: stranded an christmas eve. it was the same story for dozens who were supposed to pick up pass ports today. some had confirmation numbers. >> extremely frustrating and disappointing that i'm not going to be
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 1:35am PST
block the impact of across the board tax increases and spending cuts that make up the fiscal cliff. the vote was an overwhelming 39- 8. the house vote is expected tomorrow. >>> meanwhile back in the west coast here's a live look. up to a quarter a million people are expected for the fireworks show. many of them staked out their spots hours ago and they were hanging out despite temperatures plummeting. >>> every year bringing changes some good, some bad and some less. less change in your pocket any way. mike sugarland says get ready to pay more for everything starting tomorrow. >> reporter: has the dubious distinction of having the highest sales tax in california. >> even if it's just one penny. it's 5-cents it's going to add up. especially for young kids, i'm 21 and i spend money like it's nothing. >> reporter: now when she spends money like it's nothing she's going to spend a penny for every $4, that's a big deal. >> nobody likes it but i guess if it has to be it has to be. >> reporter: steve leon is a manager of a local tire store and he's not worried. prop 30 raised taxes and it
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